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Season 1, Episode 0

Podcast pilot

Season 1, Episode 0   |    35sec

Welcome to PLAY Podcast, a podcast developed within the framework of an KA2 Erasmus+ Project by 5 partner organizations from Portugal (Check- IN), France (Solution), Italy (Agrado), Greece (Youthfully Yours GR) and Romania (Gamma Institute).

In our episodes you will find useful tips on how to take your first steps in the youth field and how to get involved in the magical world of Erasmus+ in a meaningful and successful way. We hope you enjoy it!

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In order for an Erasmus+ project to be carried out according to the application and expectations, the key to success is choosing the right partnership. In this episode of the Play Podcast, we will discover what the steps are and what we must take into account when choosing our partners in a project. The guests Raluca Ferchiu, systemic psychotherapist and coordinator of Erasmus+ projects at the Gamma Institute, and Mirela Dracinschi, president of the Doxamus Center, and collaborator of the Gamma Institute, will talk about all these aspects.

If applying for an Erasmus+ funding makes you scared, you’re not alone. Listen to this episode and tap into 6 practical tips on how to get your project application approved. 

This podcast featured a host and three guests. Two European project managers and one European volunteer. One defined the KA1 projects, giving tips for a project to be approved by the commission, such as the choice of themes, production of content and the importance of the dissemination plan. The most experienced manager presented the 4 important and basic steps for the constitution of a European project file. The third guest is a young volunteer who participated in two European projects of KA1 and told us about her experience, how it went with little anecdotes. She was able to present us the two projects and the planning of each one. And finally, what it brought to her personally as well as the skills she was able to acquire thanks to her training.


If you’re thinking about starting your own youth NGO but you still have many questions or doubts, listen to this episode! We assure you will find inspiration, tips and guidelines that can help you plan your first steps.


35 years of Erasmus+, endless opportunities and training evolution. How it all started and how Erasmus+ programme works and brings young people from all around Europe closer. We find out everything through an interesting discussion with the General Manager of GEYC, Gabriel Brezoiu, experienced youth worker, trainer and NGO owner in the last 13 years.


Ever wondered what it takes to design and run an Erasmus+ project? In this episode you can listen to the main challenges in project development and implementation.


Not everyone knows about Erasmus+ projects and this is one of the biggest challenges actors in this field have to face. Our Training Course participants share with you from Beja some interesting ideas on how to disseminate your project results.


Erasmus+ projects can be very impactful if planned and executed carefully. If you’re excited about getting to work in this field but unsure about how to actually have an impact with your project, listen to this PLAY Podcast episode. The participants all introduced themselves and told how they discovered the European projects. What did it bring them personally and professionally? What did they learn from this specific Play project? What should Erasmus do or what should the commission invest in to make its programs better known by the general public.


Starting to implement non-formal education activities and projects can be overwhelming at first since we are not used to being educated this way. Here, we share with you tools and sources on where to get inspiration and ideas for your own non-formal education activities.


Youth work and youth worker as a job title can be unclear or even non-existent in the vocabulary of some countries. Tune in for some insights and explanations by our Training Course participants from France, Portugal, Romania, Greece and Italy.


In this episode a group of our Training Course participants in Beja, Portugal, share with you their experience and all the benefits of finding yourself in an intercultural environment and how enriching this can be for your learning process.